EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HELD UP
He held up the note before Austin's eyes, with shaking fingers.
She held up her face against them; but to herself she said that everything had not been done.
He held up two fingers as he passed, with a "Benedic, fili mi!"
You sewed this up'—and he held up his arm showing a healed scar.
He held up his hand and began to say he couldn't, but I insisted.
I took off my hat, and held up my face to get all its cooling touch.
Dick's step was light, but the colonel heard him and held up a finger.
As he rose she went on her knees to him, and held up her hands to him.
But Mr Pecksniff held up his finger as a caution to her not to interrupt him.
As he said this, he held up his hand to bespeak Martin's attention.